Debut Bristol SAS Meetup Thursday, September 26, 2019, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Lloyds Banking Group Harbourside, 10 Canons Way, Bristol Details Our debut event in Bristol is sponsored by Lloyds Banking Group – with a fantastic venue, overlooking the harbourside! • 18:00 – Arrive • 18:30 – Intro • 18:40 – SAS® at home, The University […]
How would you like to be a VIEWS Consultant (unpaid) by writing a SAS-related article for VIEWS News?
Having an article about SAS published in VIEWS News is the only qualification required to become a VIEWS Consultant, which is globally recognized, but is unpaid, like the Newsletter Editor! VIEWS News is now being published quarterly in February, May, August and November, and I am constantly looking for new SAS-related content and new contributors. […]
PharmaSUG US 2019 was held at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown from 15-19 June 2019. My wife and I flew from London to Boston, where we spent 2 nights visiting the historical sites in and around the city, as well as tasting some excellent local beers. We then flew to Buffalo and crossed the border into […]
Alberto Cairo created the Datasaurus Dozen to demonstrate the necessity to view data beyond its statistics. He created a scatterplot of a dinosaur, and then generated 12 very different scatterplots with almost identical statistics. N: 142 Mean: X=54.27, Y=47.83 Standard deviation: X=16.77, Y=26.94 Correlation x-y: -0.06 The 12 data sets with almost identical statistics to […]
As part of the development of the VIEWS UK forum infrastructure, I’ve added a tag cloud for all of the forums used by logged-in blog members. This means that clicking a word or phrase in the tag cloud will generate a list of forum topics with that tag. I’ve also added a search form at […]
VIEWS News will now resume production: 100 blog members have requested free access to the VIEWS UK forum!
VIEWS News will now be resuming production, because 100 blog members have requested free access to the VIEWS UK forum! Issue 56 will now be made available to download from the VIEWS UK forum in May 2019, but, in the meanwhile, I’ll be developing indexes in that forum for the existing 55 back-issues of VIEWS […]
I’m presenting at the Toronto SAS Meetup on 27Feb2019 05Mar2019, but I won’t be there, because, technology permitting, I’ll be presenting remotely from my nice warm office in the UK. This is intended to take advantage of remote communications and to avoid the need for me to fly over the Atlantic for a 20-minute talk! […]
Don Henderson is a guest speaker for extra SUGUKI meeting in London on February 19. For more details go to the SUGUKI Meetup page. Don, a past president of the SAS Global Forum and frequent presenter there, will be talking about his new book about the SAS Hash Object, which he wrote with Paul Dorfman, […]
I was considering attending PharmaSUG China at the end of August 2019, but I’ve been told that a seminar held previously in China on SAS programming efficiency had a low attendance, as programmers there are relatively young, so they like to learn techniques on their own, or take classes on topics that they cannot learn […]
Are you going to PharmaSUG 2019 in Philadelphia? My paper, “The Art of Defensive Programming: Coping with Unseen Data”, is listed on the “Sneak Preview” page! This paper forms part of my Defensive SAS Programming course. The conference runs from 16-19 June 2019, but I’m hoping to arrange my flights across the Atlantic so my […]
Now that I have Mondays free from client-related contracts, I am able to do whatever I want, such as work in my garden, read books, write my own books and articles, develop apps and other software applications, or even give SAS training! So, to help you book 1-hour 1-to-1 training sessions with me to talk […]
Available SAS-related topics for 1 hour Google Hangouts sessions: Base SAS syntax Base SAS functions Base SAS formats and informats Base SAS procedures Data step merging PROC SQL syntax PROC SQL merging PROC SQL updating Macro introduction Macro syntax Macro variables ODS Graphics introduction ODS Graphics procedures Enterprise Guide introduction SAS/Studio introduction Defensive SAS Programming […]